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Secretary of State Kim Wyman wins 3rd term in Washington

Secretary of State Kim Wyman has been reelected to a third term, continuing a more than… Continue reading

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AP VoteCast: In Washington, voters sour on state of nation

The Associated Press Voters in Washington made their pick for president while holding negative views about the country’s direction, according to an expansive AP survey… Continue reading

President Donald Trump speaks at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)

Trump steps to podium, lets loose on integrity of election

For 40 hours, President Donald Trump fumed in private and tweeted his grievances in… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2020
  • Associated Press
President Donald Trump speaks at the White House on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)
Gov. Jay Inslee thanks the voters of Washington state after winning his third term, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Olympia Wash. (Steve Bloom/The Olympian via AP)

Jay Inslee wins 3rd term as Washington governor

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has become the first incumbent elected to a third term in Washington… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee thanks the voters of Washington state after winning his third term, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Olympia Wash. (Steve Bloom/The Olympian via AP)
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden takes off his face mask as he arrives to speak, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden pushes closer to victory in race for the White House

Democrat Joe Biden pushed closer Thursday to the 270 Electoral… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2020
  • Associated Press
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden takes off his face mask as he arrives to speak, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Erickson leading in superior court race

Dublin thanks her campaign supporters

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Tharinger fends off Pruiett to keep legislative seat

Incumbent Steve Tharinger said positivity, experience and teamwork with fellow legislators helped him retain his state representative seat this fall. Tharinger, a Democrat, held a… Continue reading

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Eisenhour wins county commission seat

Smith concedes, plans to continue volunteer work

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Kilmer re-elected to 6th Congressional District

Congressman Derek Kilmer retained his seat for a fifth term against challenger Elizabeth Kreiselmaier in Tuesday’s general election. The Democrat representing the 6th Congressional District… Continue reading

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Paschall leads Clallam PUD seat race

Rick Paschall of Sequim led Patti Morris of Port Angeles for the Clallam County Public Utility District No. 2 position after a second count of… Continue reading

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Voter turnout over 74 percent in Clallam, 80 percent in Jefferson

Voter turnout after a second count of general election ballots on Wednesday swelled to 74 percent in Clallam County and to 80.12 percent in Jefferson… Continue reading

Voters approve Port Angeles School District replacement levy

Port Angeles School District voters have approved a $5.6 million education programs and operations replacement levy set to begin in 2022. A… Continue reading

Voters decide proposed amendments to Clallam County Charter

A proposed amendment to the Clallam County Charter to change the system of electing county commissioners appeared to be passing after a… Continue reading

Washington passes first voter-approved sex ed mandate in US

Washington state voters approved a sex education referendum, allowing Democrats’ wide-ranging mandate for public schools to stand… Continue reading

President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump files lawsuits as Biden’s lead grows

President calls for a halt in counting ballots

  • Nov 4, 2020
  • The Associated Press
President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
FILE - This combination of Sept. 29, 2020, file photos shows President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Presidency hinges on tight races in battleground states

By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Alexandra Jaffe | Associated Press The fate of the United States presidency hung in the balance Wednesday… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2020
  • By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Alexandra Jaffe The Associated Press
FILE - This combination of Sept. 29, 2020, file photos shows President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Danny Romero, left, and Petal Ruch, both of Port Angeles, fill out ballots at portable polling stations at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles on Election Day. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Danny Romero, left, and Petal Ruch, both of Port Angeles, fill out ballots at portable polling stations at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles on Election Day. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Angi Klahn, left, Clallam County Auditor's Office accountant, helped process voter registration Friday for Seth Russell, formerly of Santa Cruz, Calif., who recently moved to Port Angeles with his partner and her brother. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)

President, state offices on ballot with local races

Turnout exceeds 70 percent in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Angi Klahn, left, Clallam County Auditor's Office accountant, helped process voter registration Friday for Seth Russell, formerly of Santa Cruz, Calif., who recently moved to Port Angeles with his partner and her brother. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News)